wrathful

adjective wrath·ful \ ˈrath-fəl , chiefly British ˈrȯth- \
Updated on: 13 May 2018

Definition of wrathful

1 : filled with wrath : irate
2 : arising from, marked by, or indicative of wrath

wrathfully

play \ˈrath-fə-lē, chiefly British ˈrȯth-\ adverb

wrathfulness

noun

Examples of wrathful in a Sentence

  1. in a wrathful voice she demanded to know what had happened

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First Known Use of wrathful

13th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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wrathful Synonyms

Antonyms

delighted, pleased;

Phrases

bent out of shape, blue in the face, fit to be tied, hopping mad, hot under the collar, in a fume, in a huff, in a pet;


WRATHFUL Defined for Kids

wrathful

adjective wrath·ful \ ˈrath-fəl \

Definition of wrathful for Students

1 : full of wrath
2 : showing wrath


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